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A review of the impact of economic recovery on health inequalities in Scotland calls for measures to mitigate any ill-effects of social security reforms through service provision to be maintained and strengthened.

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The charity Sports Relief is sharing a series of new short films on its Twitter feed today to shine a light on maternal mental illness in the UK and help to reduce stigma around the issue. Members of the public are also being encouraged to share their stories and talk about their own experiences.

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This will be of interest to Older Adult psychologists, trainee psychologists and assistant psychologists working in the field.

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The NHS in England today has committed itself to a transformation of mental health care, pledging to help more than a million extra people and invest more than £1bn a year by 2020/21.

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The British Psychological Society is promoting action to deal with low morale, stress and depression among mental health professionals.

The problem was revealed in the BPS and New Savoy staff wellbeing survey for 2015.

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DCP Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology - Spring Meeting 2016 

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The DCP Faculty for Clinical Health Psychology presents its annual AGM and CPD event, '30 years of HIV: Clinical Interventions to address the Impact on Stigma' 

Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology AGM will be held between 12.30 and

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DCP Yorkshire and Humber members are invited to the branch AGM to be followed by a DCP wide professional issues workshop by Professor Nigel Beail.

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This events is free.

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Findings from the British Psychological Society and New Savoy staff wellbeing survey for 2015 show that 46 per cent of psychological professionals surveyed report depression and 49.5 per cent report feeling they are a failure. One quarter consider they have a long-term, chronic condition and 70 per cent say they are finding their job stressful.

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One thing anxiety does is to upset your brain's balance between focus and vigilance. Your control over what you pay attention to is sacrificed at the expense of worrisome thoughts and a rapid response to any potential danger.

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Working in forensic settings can be extremely challenging, particularly with individuals with personality disorders.

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Learn about the process challenges and dilemmas of group facilitation when working with different client or professional groups

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Using questionnaires as feedback on client progress has been shown to substantially improve outcomes for clients who would otherwise be at risk of treatment failure

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Explore and experience the process of enhancing existing and developing new ways of relating to ourselves

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Re-visioning Mental Health through Coproduction. 

A joint conference of ISPS-UK and PCMH Faculty

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This workshop will equip participants with greater knowledge how to help people who hear voices and learn from the dialogue they are engaged in.

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An integrated approach to working with a difficult and challenging complex client group

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Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President of the British Psychological Society, has expressed his concern at reports of a sudden increase in the number of mental health patients dying unexpectedly in NHS care.

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This workshop will help psychologists and others understand the dynamics of secondary trauma and help direct victims, their family, counsellors and other supporters build resilience and the opportunities for post trauma growth.

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